New Zealand Certificate in Light Automotive Engineering (Level 4) Part Time

Specialise in light automotive engineering and complete your apprenticeship through WelTec. Enjoy access to expert advice and practical tutorials from our tutors while you work. You’ll do block courses and study part-time in the evenings with other apprentices.

Light Automotive Engineering

Develop your diagnostic skills while working in our diagnosing and repairing labs. Learn about engine systems, engine maintenance, steering, suspension and braking systems and electrical and electronic components.

  • Effective workplace maintenance and safety
  • High-risk automotive systems and safety
  • Engine systems
  • Fuel and emission systems
  • Driveline systems
  • Transmissions systems
  • Climate control
  • Vehicle safety systems
  • Body control systems
  • Wiring systems
  • Braking systems
  • Suspension systems
  • Steering systems
  • Wheels and tyres

Entry criteria

All students must be employed in an appropriate automotive job full-time to complete this programme, as well as the below criteria:

Successful completion of the New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Level 3), or equivalent skills and knowledge. 


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Government's Targeted Training and Apprenticeship Fund (TTAF)

This programme is FREE and covered under TTAF, click here for more information.

*Student services fee is not included under the Government scheme.

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